Discovery certificate for object 2016gxy
TNS Astronomical Transient Report No. 5783 [ 2018TNSTR1523....1K ]

Date Received (UTC): 2016-10-07 04:49:08
Date made public: 2018-10-07
Sender: iPTF (iPTF_Bot1)
Reporting Group: iPTF     Discovery Data Source: iPTF

M. Kasliwal, Y. Cao (Caltech), on behalf of iPTF report/s the discovery of a new astronomical transient.

IAU Designation: AT 2016gxy
Discoverer internal name: iPTF16gxy
Coordinates (J2000): RA = 22:50:22.852 (342.595218) DEC = +30:03:00.93 (30.050259)
Discovery date: 2016-10-07 04:04:48.000 (JD=2457668.67)


Discovery (first detection):
Discovery date: 2016-10-07 04:04:48.000
Flux: 20.2569 ABMag
Filter: g-PTF
Instrument: CFH12k
Telescope: Palomar 1.2m Oschin

Last non-detection:
Last non-detection date: 2009-01-01 00:00:00
Limiting flux: 21.5 ABMag
Filter: R-PTF
Instrument: CFH12k
Telescope: Palomar 1.2m Oschin

Details of the new object can be viewed here: